Two anti-slavery activists Biram Dah Abeid and Abdellahi el Housein Mesoud were released from Nouakchott civil Prison.
Robert Schellenberg, a Canadian national, was sentenced to death after being convicted of drug trafficking at his retrial
On 17 January, unidentified armed men attacked demonstrators in Amatán, Chiapas state, southern Mexico.
Suha Jbara was released after spending over two months in detention where she says she was tortured by interrogators.
Huang Qi, founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “64 Tianwang”, was secretly tried.
69-year-old human rights defender Sheikh Sayyah Abu Mdeighim al-Turi, started serving a 10-month prison sentence.
On 25 January, Islam Khalil and four other prisoners began a hunger strike to protest their arbitrary detention.
Macomia’s District Judicial Court ruled that the pre-trial detention of journalist Amade Abubacar was lawful.
Guatemala’s Congress could imminently pass a law that would grant an amnesty to
those suspected or found guilty of crimes
Woman human rights defender Fátima Mimbire has been receiving intimidating messages on social media from unknown people.